L.W. Miller drove his "Cadillac" to victory in a 200 lap Whelen Southern Modified race at Radford Va. this past Sunday. "This is my Cadillac compared to the Corvettes I drive in the Hooters ProCup Series" says Miller comparing his modified racer...
L.W. Miller drove his "Cadillac" to victory in a 200 lap Whelen Southern Modified race at Radford Va. this past Sunday.
"This is my Cadillac compared to the Corvettes I drive in the Hooters ProCup Series" says Miller comparing his modified racer and the procup car he drives for Darin Odle full time on the northern tour of the Hooters ProCup.
His partime effort was convincing as he won by more than eleven seconds over runnerup Jay Foley of Stuart Va. in a race that he was supposed to have skipped.
The modified race was washed out Saturday night while the Hooters event was held only two hours away in which Miller finished 7th even after getting sent to the rear for rough driving.
"They sent me to the rear for taking out the 11 car, but we still came back and got 7th. That says a lot for the Odle team."
Miller who is keeping up the Odle cars this year at his own team shop, loaded up the hauler and make the trek down to Motor Mile, a place that the ProCup will visit later this year, and was able to make the race and then walk away from the field even without much practice.
"I don't know whether I'm more excited or more tired because we ran another race this weekend before this one," Miller said. " We ran over 600 laps the whole weekend and this was a great weekend for me and the Baker Plumbing team. This is the most dominant car I've ever had before. This car was just on a rail tonight, plus the Motor Mile is just an awesome track and a beautiful facility."
Rounding out the top-five behind Miller and Foley were Jason Myers, Brian Pack and Junior Miller.
The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour returns to action June 30 at Caraway Speedway in Asheboro, N.C. but Miller says he will again be ProCup racing on this weekend.
"We will be hoping for rain again that weekend" he says with a grin.
One would bet that the other modified competitors hope not.